17 Feb '17, 12am
Exotic River Cruise Itineraries with Jean-Michel Cousteau Launch This Year
has steadily increased through the last half decade with surges of travelers embarking on itineraries along the Rhine, The Seine, the Danube and more. Many of the largest river cruising purveyors also have expanded their offerings onto the Nile in Egypt, the Mekong in China and the Amazon in South America. But, how do you take the standard river cruise and kick it up a notch for the luxury traveler? Enter small concierge outfits with exclusive departures and 5-star service that will not only get you up close and personal to the culture, wildlife and indigenous peoples of the region but allow you to rub elbows with their otherwise hard-to-reach founders and A-list naturalists to boot.